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Ben Schonzeit: Flower Paintings 

July 18 through September 5, 1999

Left to right: Dancers, 1999, acrylic on linen, 66 x 96 inches, Collection of Martin Byman and Margaret Samson; Cold Spring, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 96 inches.

Ben Schonzeit is one of America's most prominent realist painters. The exhibition from July 18 through September 5, 1999, at The Butler Institute of American Art's Trumbull branch, focuses upon his series of large floral works. These paintings reveal a very personal vision through their arresting imagry and imaginative compsition.

Ben Schonzeit is internationally recognized as a pioneer of the 1970s Photo Realist movement, choosing highly inventive, imaginative scenes that include familiar objects.

The Trumbull branch is located at 9350 East Market Street in Howland, OH.

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